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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  7023

Irvine, CA, US, 92606

Date:  Aug 4, 2022

Sr. Applications Specialist - West Coast

Job Description

The Sr. Application Specialist reports to the Director of Service & Support and is responsible for robotic automation within a fast pace and highly automated biotech environment.

 Responsibilities Include:

•    Validates, adapts and customizes new robotic equipment to support the automation of the lab processes 
•    Develops, validates and implements new applications for current and new robotic lab equipment
•    Continuously analyses and improves current automation in the lab by applying state of the art technology
•    Works together with the customers to design and implement specific methods / protocols for the production environment
•    Documents all steps of the design and implementation process and collects and analyzes experimental data for the validation process (IQ, OQ, PQ)
•    Coordinates with production and engineering for the evaluation and implementation of new equipment and processes
•    Research best liquid handling equipment for applications and keep up to date information about all systems
•    Communicates effectively with all levels of BioDot/ATS
•    Interface between biologists, engineers and data management team and be ensure maximum uptime of automated laboratory equipment
•    Coordinates and resolves customer requests for troubleshooting and recovery of basic instrumentation errors
•    Hands-on hardware/programming with robotic liquid handlers 
•    Liquid handling QC and validation operation and data analysis of customer systems
•    Develops, validates and implements new applications for current and new robotic lab equipment.


•    BS degree in Engineering, Biology, Chemistry or other technical discipline preferred
•    3-5 years experience programming and writing scripts for liquid handling equipment
•    Ability to work independent and project oriented
•    Ability to evaluate experimental results independently
•    Ability to work effectively in a team environment
•    Ability to work autonomously at customer sites
•    Ability to set priorities, manage multiple priority tasks and make technical decisions within time constraints.
•    Ability to clearly communicate verbally and in writing
•    Familiar with standard laboratory procedures
•    Computer literacy, including familiarity with Microsoft Excel and Windows Explorer
•    Able to travel up to 50%

Join the Winning Team at BioDot, a great place to automate your future! Take your place among the best in the business, and grow your career with the BioDot division at ATS. We attract some of the most talented and motivated individuals from a range of fields, with our global offering and growth opportunities as we expand throughout the world. We want you to be a part of our TEAM!!!

Work in an environment where a passion for innovation is combined with an uncompromised commitment to quality.

Benefits BioDot offers:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Comprehensive benefits (including health, dental vision and employee assistance program)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan Eligibility
  • 401k with employer match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Wellness reimbursement
  • Paid time off
  • Annual paid volunteer day off
  • Fully climate-controlled environment
  • Professional growth opportunities
  • And more!

Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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